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Opinion: How Kpop helped me love myself

Opinion: How Kpop helped me love myself

Jessica Wang, Entertainment Editor May 6, 2021

Growing up in the midwest, my ideal standard of beauty was pale skin, big blue eyes, blonde hair, and, of course, being tall and skinny. Although I wasn’t considered ugly, I always wished that I looked...

Opinion: four things to incorporate in our education system

Opinion: four things to incorporate in our education system

Jayani Jayakanthan, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

Quite a lot of anomalies have taken place this year, and I’m sure there are more coming our way. Although many schools are online at this point in time, the public education system still remains fairly...

Secondary school target date set, Alameda County enters Red Tier

Secondary school target date set, Alameda County enters Red Tier

Pratham Dalal, Social Media Manager March 10, 2021

The moment that some students have been anxiously waiting for has finally arrived. After one calendar year of distance learning, the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) Board of Trustees announced at...

Student opinion on hybrid learning

Student opinion on hybrid learning

Amanda Levine, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

As the year goes on, the idea of having hybrid learning becomes more prominent in Dublin High School. The form asking for parents' and students’ choices for their preferred learning environment has gone...

DUSD begins reopening plans with elementary schools: What does this mean for high schools?

DUSD begins reopening plans with elementary schools: What does this mean for high schools?

Pratham Dalal, Social Media Manager February 24, 2021

Nearly one year from when the pandemic forced schools throughout the Dublin Unified School District (DUSD) to shift to distance learning, it appears that students are headed back to campuses for in-person...

Bay Area brings first mass vaccination site in the country, teachers can now receive the vaccine

Bay Area brings first mass vaccination site in the country, teachers can now receive the vaccine

Pratham Dalal, Social Media Manager February 16, 2021

On Wednesday February 9, Dublin’s neighboring school district, San Ramon Valley Unified School District announced schools could reopen as soon as February 10. So far, only elementary students have received...

Racial stigma around COVID-19 vaccination

Racial stigma around COVID-19 vaccination

Claire Song, Staff Writer February 16, 2021

A year after the discovery of the novel coronavirus, the world is still aflame. With no sign of stopping, the victims of COVID-19 continue to rise, along with increasing levels of anxiety and stress due...

A student's guide to salvaging the New Year

A student’s guide to salvaging the New Year

Kashika Sharma, Opinion Editor February 16, 2021

As we find ourselves in February 2021, a lot of us may feel our New Year’s resolutions fizzling out of reach. Don’t worry—there is hope for you yet. Here are some tips to make your online school...

DHS Alumni enters Super Bowl LV with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

DHS Alumni enters Super Bowl LV with Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Kyle Shi, Layout Editor February 4, 2021

This story was originally published in 2018. Since Cappa's recruitment on the Buccaneers, he started in all 17 games of the 2020-2021 regular season and the Wild Card win against the Washington Football...

Dublin’s persistent fight against homelessness during COVID-19

Dublin’s persistent fight against homelessness during COVID-19

Jayani Jayakanthan, Staff Writer February 4, 2021

On November 11, 2020, Dublin High School junior Jayani Jayakanthan conducted a drive for the homeless with the help of Principal Maureen Byrne. The drive collected donations in the form of food, clothes,...

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